Popular single-layer designation in Germany. In some cases, however, the name does not refer to the mining of the precious metal at this point.
The steep vineyards facing south to southwest at 110 to 180 meters above sea level with 30 to 60% slope Tilt cover 29 hectares of vineyards. Remains of a Roman villa were discovered during the construction of the Ahrweiler ring road. Melting furnaces found during the excavations confirm the mining of silver ore, from which the name of the mountain and the individual location are most likely derived. A second variant is based on the name Selberberg, which is the vernacular expression for sage.
The soils consist mainly of greywacke with sandy loam at the foot, as well as occasional slate and loess. For the most part, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ), such as Blue Portuguese. dornfelder r, Acolon. Cabernet Sauvignon. Frühburgunder and regent grown. Members of the Ahr Winzer eG, as well as the wineries Heiner & Kreuzberg. Kreuzberg. Maibachfarm and Weingut Sonnenberg,
The south-east facing vineyards with 5 to 35% slope cover 19 hectares of vineyards at 140 to 180 meters above sea level. The soils consist of sandy to clayey loam and loess and therefore have a high Water storage capacity, Here, among other things, the white wine varieties Riesling and Chardonnay cultured. The winery, for example, has a share in the location Becker Marco,
The south and partly north-facing vineyards with 3 to 15% slope cover 270 hectares of vineyards. The soils, which are very different in size, consist of limestone and limestone in the northern part, loess in the southern part on the hill towards Bockenheim, sandy to stony clay and loamy clay. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Goehring Wilfried. Keller Klaus. Milk Karl Hermann and Peth Wolfgang & René,
The south-east facing vineyards at 170 to 305 meters above sea level with 20 to 60% slope cover 15 hectares of vineyards in a side valley of Alsenz am Moschelbach. The floors are made of weathered slate with a loamy clay soil. Above all, the varieties Riesling and Pinot Noir are cultivated. For example, the winery Schmidt Andreas has a share in the location.
There are further individual locations with the name Silberberg in the municipalities of Bahlingen (Baden), Beilstein (Mosel), Ellenz-Poltersdorf (Mosel), Neuenbürg (Baden), Niederhorbach and Walsheim (Pfalz).